Stop smoking and still lose weight? Yes you can!

first_imgIf you’d love to give up smoking without gaining weight or putting your weight loss on hold, the experts at Slimming World can help you stop and slim.Many people who attempt to stop smoking find an increased appetite can lead them to fail as they fear gaining the pounds on the scales. With Slimming Worlds unique Food Optimising plan that need not be the case.Danger Zone 1: New-found love of food…. When tastebuds come ‘alive’ again it’s easy to see why we might eat more through a new-found enjoyment of food as we give up cigarettes! Also, where cigarettes may have been an easy way to skip a meal (for example, instead of breakfast), adding an extra meal each day might cause weight gain for some people.How can Food Optimising help?Adding a new meal to your day instead of your usual cigarette isn’t a problem with Food Optimising. Tuck into filling and slimming Free Foods (such as vegetables, potatoes, lean meat, pasta and beans) to keep you satisfied without any worry of weight gain.Danger Zone 2: Snacks instead of cigarettes…When you’ve recently given up smoking, it’s hard to resist food and snacks as comfort or ‘reward’ to feel better or just to replace the habit of lighting up a cigarette.How can Food Optimising help? Snacking is allowed – at any time! Unlike most ‘diets’ where food is often restricted and picking is strictly forbidden, Free Foods mean you can nibble to your heart’s content to help control your cravings safe in the knowledge you’ll still be able to lose weight as you do.Danger Zone 3: Cave into cravings…The ‘empty’ feeling of nicotine withdrawal can feel similar to hunger pangs and therefore tricks the body into thinking it need’s a food fix instead.How can Food Optimising help?Food Optimising takes account of a food’s ability to fill us up quickly and healthily, as well as its ability to comfort us. Paired with the powerful motivation you’ll find in your Slimming World group to help you develop new, healthy eating patterns, cravings – and any feelings of deprivation or guilt – become a thing of the past.Its not just about the weight you lose, but about the life you gain!To find out more about how Food Optimising works you can contact one of your local consultants via their Facebook page or just come along to any of their groups. Men and women are welcome in all groups.Stop smoking and still lose weight? Yes you can! was last modified: August 8th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Slimming Worldstop smokingweight losslast_img

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